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prominently features the dominican-born pulitzer prize-winning author junot diaz. >> the american nations cannot, must not, and will not permit the establishment of another communist government and the western hemisphere. >> i am here because the united states invaded my country in 1965. in illegal invasion, completely trumped up excuse to invade the dominican republic and crush our democratic hopes. we have lived the consequences of that illegal invasion politically, economically, and in the bodies of the people who were wounded, the bodies of people who were killed. we have been living it for over 40 years. there have been two major u.s. occupations of the dominican republic. the first was in 1916. the u.s. army trained a new dominican national guard. it and picked a former railway security officer to the back card. and he then uses the power of the military to seize control of the government. he was like this terrifying dictator. he would disappear dominican and american citizens and kill them with impunity. he basically ruled the dominican republic for 30 years with absolute, total co
winner junot diaz about his new collection of stories, "this is how you lose her." and tonight's edition of "need to know" focuses on the battle for female voters in virginia. "women's choice" airs tonight on most pbs stations. find a link to "need to know" and much more on our web site, newshour.pbs.org. ray. >> suarez: and that's the newshour for tonight. monday is the first monday in october, so we'll preview the supreme court's new term. i'm ray suarez. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. "washington week" can be seen later this evening on most pbs stations. we'll see you online, and again here monday evening. have a nice weekend. thank you and good night. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. ca
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)